Charles Windsor | Bob Dylan | Joshua Piven | David Borgenicht
by Lori Stacy
THE WORST-CASE SCENARIO TRAVEL HANDBOOK
By Joshua Piven and David Borgenicht, Chronicle Books, $14.95
From the authors of The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook comes a guide to prepare you for any — and we mean any — travel snafu you might encounter. Runaway camel? Tsunami? Stuck on a deserted island? You’ll know just what to do in these situations and more. (Hint: Do not attempt to fight the camel.)
By Rick Rodgers, Broadway Books, $15
It’s time to dust off the grill and prove that you’re master of your backyard. But this year, expand your repertoire beyond charred chicken and tough-as-nails T-bones. This book shows how to prepare such treats as Tuscan smoked pork shoulder and grilled lamb chops with mint pesto, as well as standard barbecue fare with all the extras.
DOWN THE HIGHWAY: THE LIFE OF BOB DYLAN
By Howard Sounes, Grove Press, $26
Even in an era of behind-the-music exposés, Bob Dylan has remained something of a mystery. But biographer Sounes aims to change that, drawing on extensive research and interviews with more than 250 of Dylan’s friends and associates to chronicle the life of and provide fresh insight into this music icon.
THE GARDEN AT HIGHGROVE
By Charles Windsor, Prince of Wales, and Candida Lycett Green, St. Martin’s Press, $35
English gardens have always inspired awe, and the landscape at Highgrove House will leave you breathless. It has taken Prince Charles nearly 20 years to resurrect the home’s gardens to their present state, and throughout the beautifully illustrated book he provides commentary on his organic gardening principles and how and why each part of the garden was literally brought to life.
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